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Market Analysis Guidelines

Markets play a paramount role in enhancing people's livelihoods and promoting food security. WFP tailored a food security framework  having markets as one of the elements that should be...

Myanmar - Food Security Update, 2014

Monthly food security updates outline the key events occurring throughout Myanmar that are currently impacting the food security situation. By focusing on these events, it is possible to highlight...

Price Analysis Methods

The documents posted below describe various analytical methods for food price analysis. These include the indicators of the WFP Market Monitor as well as the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS).

Technical Guidance Note - Calculation and Use of the Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) Indicator, April 2014

The Alert for Price Spikes (ALPS) detects abnormally high levels of local food prices for selected staple commodities and indicates the number of markets experiencing high food prices in a country....

Nepal - Food Security Bulletins, 2013

The Food Security Bulletin is published on a quarterly basis by WFP. It contains an up-to-date account of the food security sitution in Nepal. Household food security is assessed based on a large...

Consolidated Approach Reporting Indicators Food Security (CARI), 2014

The Consolidated Approach for Reporting Indicators of Food Security (CARI) is a WFP method used to analyse and report the level of food insecurity within a population.   Under the CARI...

Kenya - Food Security and Outcome Monitoring, 2013

WFP’s household food security and outcome monitoring looks at food security indicators among beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries across the livelihood zones.

Kyrgyz Republic - Household Food Security Assessment, September 2013

Kyrgyz Republic - Household Food Security Assessment, September 2013

République Islamique de Mauritanie - Enquête de suivi de la sécurité alimentaire des ménages, 2013

République Islamique de Mauritanie - Enquête de suivi de la sécurité alimentaire des ménages, 2013

Bangladesh - Food Security Monitoring System, 2013

This food security monitoring report presents the overall food security situation in Bangladesh; focusing on crop production, food prices trends and household food access. It also analyzes...